Meat loses

Meat loses 18% of its weight by smoking. How much raw meat butcher used to manufacture 35 kilos of smoked?

Correct answer:

x =  42.6829 kg

Step-by-step explanation:

x • ( 1- 18/100) = 35

82x = 3500

x = 1750/41 ≈ 42.682927

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